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Rescued animals are great pets.  Meet some of our affectionate cats, or our fun-loving dogs.  Save a life.  Adopt today.
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We are a non-profit organization that graciously relies on donations from the community to support our programs.
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Preventive Clinic

We offer low-cost spay and neuter, affordable vaccinations and preventive health care services.
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We have three thrift stores in the area. These stores are a major source of revenue for Suncoast Humane Society.

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 The funds raised from the sale of the license plates are used for spay/neuter programs across the State of Florida. For more information please click on the following link:  www.floridaanimalfriend.org

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24 Hour Giving Challenge 2015


What is the 24-Hour Giving Challenge?

It is an online giving event providing donors the opportunity to learn more about nonprofits and their causes in the Charlotte and Sarasota county areas. All new donors (those who did not give in last year's Giving Challenge) will have their donations matched up to $250 this year, generously provided by the Patterson Foundation. Additional grants are available to 501(c)(3) nonprofits as incentives during this short, exciting period of time.  Suncoast Humane Society is participating in the 24-hour Giving Challenge.

What to do:

    -- Mark your calendars!
    -- Log onto www.givingpartnerchallenge.org from noon to noon September 1st - 2nd.
    -- Search for "Suncoast Humane Society."
    -- Make a secure online donation to us using a credit or debit card (minimum $25).
    -- Help save the lives of homeless animals!  It's that easy! 

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Welcome to the Suncoast Humane Society

The Suncoast Humane Society is one of Florida's few "open admissions" animal shelters.  We accept all animals brought to us from within our service area.  We are committed to our policy of never turning an animal away regardless of health, temperament, size or breed.

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How We Are Funded

Suncoast Humane Society is supported by individual donations, wills, bequests and grants from foundations.  We receive no local, state or federal government aid, nor are we funded by national humane societies, SPCA's or other animal protection/welfare organizations.  The continuation of our programs depends solely upon community support.

An Important Mission with Humble Beginnings

Founded in 1971 by a group of compassionate people, the Animal Aid Society of Englewood began operations as a small shelter with a few cages allowing it to care for homeless animals.  The Englewood area, along with the entire nation, experienced a pet over-population crisis that challenged our non-profit organization to grow to meet the needs.

Expansions to the shelter occurred, with the latest completed in 1997.  Over time our service area also expanded and now covers more than 400 square miles, including Charlotte County, most of Sarasota County and a portion of Lee County (Boca Grande).  

To more accurately reflect the areas we serve, the name was changed to Suncoast Humane Society. 

Please visit us at:
6781 San Casa Drive
Englewood, FL  34224

Suncoast Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  
All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.